TABLE 3

Coverage probability of simulated confidence intervals

Δ = 1Δ = 5Δ = 10
ξ Method0r ½ 0r ½ 0r ½
5.0Likelihood94.994.694.592.694.291.791.788.787.3
1.5-LOD95.696.195.896.797.596.498.598.097.1
Bayes96.794.597.695.296.296.597.694.793.1
7.5Likelihood93.894.093.991.689.385.881.979.878.5
1.5-LOD96.297.697.498.597.996.899.398.297.5
Bayes97.496.599.198.097.098.199.397.093.7
10.0Likelihood94.993.190.284.478.677.863.755.362.0
1.5-LOD97.697.197.298.897.896.499.097.896.7
Bayes99.096.499.899.496.798.398.996.094.8